The European response to COVID-19 has revealed a tragic flaw: the limited and imperfect EU competences in public health. As such, it has already prompted political calls for the urgent creation of a European Health Union, which may even entail a Treaty change.
With the aim to offer a rigorous and timely blueprint to decision-makers and the public at large, the European Journal of Risk Regulation intends to publish a new special issue devoted to the European Health Union.
The format of the contributions sought is:
Interested contributors are invited to submit their short abstract (maximum 200 words) by 18 June by completing this form. Following a preselection, authors will be asked to submit their full manuscripts - according to the EJRR’s author instructions - by 20 July, which will be subject to a rapid yet thorough peer-review. Accepted manuscripts will be published online first, prior to the release of the entire special issue in September.
Possible topics to be addressed: